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Driving and Putting his way to San Diego

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On Sunday 26 March, six-year-old Adam K. competed at the 2017 British Junior Golf Tour IMG Academy Junior World Championship qualifier at Park Hill golf course, played over 18 holes. There were 126 golfers from across the country that took part. The top golfers in the six age groups won a place in the 2017 finals […]

Pete Johnson Judges Creative Writing Competition

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Popular children’s author, Pete Johnson judged Chorleywood Bookshop writing competition from a short list compiled by a retired teacher, Penny Pugh. An Animal theme was used this year, with the Key Stage 2 entries writing about an animal character from a book that they would like in their life and the Key Stage 3 producing […]

Children’s author Dan Freedman officially opens the refurbished library.

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On Wednesday 28 June Dan Freedman, a children’s football themed novel author came to visit St Martin’s. Yet, not only did he give a fantastic talk about writing but he also officially opened the newly refurbished school library, which was an honour. He said how a library opens so many new doors in life and […]

Sri Lanka Cricket Tour

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Excitement filled the air as we reached our hotel after nearly a day of travelling. The hot weather greeted us as we stepped down from the air-conditioned coach into the humid air surrounding us. After a sumptuous dinner, we headed to our rooms for an early start the next day, eager for our first match. […]

Peter Pan literally flies in the Woodroffe Hall

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Peter Pan is the story of a boy who never wanted to grow up and our parents and friends of the school were transported to his home in Neverland by the boys in Years 7 & 8 as they performed this year’s play in the Woodroffe Hall on 16-18 of March. Our audiences were delighted […]

Inter-Patrol Pancake races on Shrove Tuesday

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Pupils at St Martin’s celebrated Shrove Tuesday by participating in pancake races during their morning break time. The boys ran it as a patrol competition with children from Kindergarten to Year 8 taking part. The team that reached the finish line first, whilst tossing their pancakes was the Nelson patrol. Of course the highlight was at lunch time, when the pupils […]

Record number of Academic Scholarships awarded

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Maintaining academic excellence is always demanding and is going to be a challenge after records have been broken in the past.  The current Year 8 pupils have responded with determination and achieved an outstanding set of results. All 34 boys have been placed at their chosen Senior Schools, with 16 gaining an award.  A record 20 academic scholarships have been gained with as well as 3 sports awards and 2 drama scholarships. […]

Rat Pack Piped Out of the Woodroffe Hall

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Over 80 boys were involved in the Year 3 and 4 production of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Each of the six classes played their role singing, dancing and speaking to a high level. Probably best known from Robert Browning’s humorous poem, this show adds extra layers and modern touches including a rapping Pied Piper […]

Thousands Raised for Leprosy Mission

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We were delighted to welcome back Alisia O’Sullivan from the Leprosy Mission to our assembly. The Leprosy Mission work closely with staff in affected areas to provide and evaluate a range of different projects that help transform the lives of leprosy-affected people. It was the opportunity to present her with a cheque for a magnificent total […]

Huge Donation to Peace Hospice Care

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St Martin’s was delighted to welcome back former pupil Steve Rose, who is Director Trading at Peace Hospice Care. In September his team filled a large van full of donations from staff and parents of the school, which will be distributed to the various shops to be put on sale. In January there was an […]

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